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  • What You’re Doing This Weekend in Mexico City

  • Make sure to catch all the amazing films this weekend

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01 of December 2016 10:55:02

THURSDAYFlamenco is notorious for its heteronormativity. However, in Teatro La Capilla you can find a flamenco show which shows another side of flamenco romance. In Hereroflamenco sin morir en el intento (Heteroflamenco, without dying in the attempt), a mix of song and dance will celebrate queer flamenco under the direction of performers Cecilia Sotres and Paola Izquierdo. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are 150 pesos. FRIDAYMake sure not to miss indie-folk singer Devendra Banhart in Plaza Condesa this Friday. Banhart is Venezuelan-American and sings in both Spanish and English. Doors open at 9 p.m. at tickets start at 670 pesos. SATURDAYFor some family daytime activities, head over to Bazar Momzilla Fest. The festival located in Villa San Jacinto has workshops, kids clothing on sale, and more. The festival is open from Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and entrance is free.  Fashion fans who want to support Mexican designers should head to Colectivo D at WeWork in Juárez this weekend. Saturday and Sunday they'll open their doors at 11 a.m. to showcase designers based in Mexico, including more than 33 brands. Entrance is free.SUNDAYEvery Sunday is for films in Mexico City. This week at the Cineteca you’ll find a Stanley Kubrick exhibit curated by Hans Peter Reichmann and Tim Heptner. It includes 16 sections that demonstrate Kubrick’s perfectionist process and the culture that his films influenced. The exhibit is open Monday to Sunday from 12 to 8 p.m. If Kubrick isn't fulfilling your film cravings, head over to Polanco for an open-air screening of French indie film, Amélie, in Teatro Ángela Peralta. Mexican pianist Roberto Salomón will be accompanying the film, mixing live music with the film score. The screening takes place at 5 p.m. and tickets are 100 pesos.

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